Here is Part 4 and the concluding segment of my alphabetical update on those teams I get the most e-mail on. Next week I’ll be tackling the Top 25 in the divisions I cover.
PARK UNIVERSITY PIRATES – MEN – The men are rolling along at 7-4 and are riding a five game winning streak. Their next game will be January 3rd against Benedictine. WOMEN – The women are a very impressive 7-2 with the two losses coming against William Jewell and Benedictine. They are riding a six game winning streak and get a shot for revenge against Benedictine coming up in their next game, which will be played January 3rd.
PALM BEACH ATLANTIC SAILFISH – MEN – The men’s team currently has a record of 7-5 including an 88-54 rout of the University of Puerto Rico- Mayaguez. Their next game is January 3rd against the Northwood Timberwolves. WOMEN – The women are struggling along at 1-10 right now. The win was against Warner University on opening day. The ladies play again on Dec 31st against the Shaw Bears.
PIEDMONT BAPTIST COLLEGE CONQUERORS – MEN – The men’s team is 3-8 at the present. The wins came over Crown College, Johnson Bible College and Appalachian Bible College. With 14 games left in the regular season there’s still plenty of time to turn things around. WOMEN – The women are a very respectable 5-3 right now and are experts at winning tight games. The losses were to Ave Maria University, Johnson Bible College and Atlanta Christian College. The ladies host the Piedmont Classic beginning Jan 6th.
ROGERS STATE HILLCATS – MEN – The men’s record is currently 5-6 with one win coming over an upper division team, D2’s SE Oklahoma State. They next play January 1st against Oklahoma City University. WOMEN – The women are cruising along at 7-4. They put up 101 in a win over Oklahoma Wesleyan last month. The ladies next see action on January 1st, likewise against OCU.
SAINT AMBROSE FIGHTING BEES – MEN – The men are an impressive 9-3 right now. The losses were to Augustana (IL), Ashford and St Francis (IL). Their next game is on January 2nd against Roosevelt. WOMEN – The women’s team is a magnificent 10-1 including a four game win streak to open the season and the six game winning streak they’ve been on since their loss to Calumet- St Joseph. They play again on December 29th against Indiana Tech.
ST LOUIS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY EUTECTICS – MEN – The men are currently sitting at 1-8 with the one win coming against Champion Baptist. Their next game is against the Lincoln Christian University Red Lions on Jan 11th. WOMEN – The women are also struggling at the present, with a record of 0-7. They play again on Jan 10th against MacMurray. You have to love a college of pharmacy whose basketball court is called The Pillbox.
SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS – MEN – The men are a very impressive 12-3 with one loss coming in triple overtime. They handed a savage 98-35 beatdown to St Louis Christian and have put up over 100 points four times already. WOMEN – The women are rolling along at 7-4 right now and crushed Judson 69-33. They’ve put together a pair of three game win streaks so far this season. They play again on Dec 27th against Spring Hill College.
SCOTTSDALE FIGHTING ARTICHOKES – MEN – The men have a record of 5-3 right now with the losses coming to South Mountain, Western Arizona and Southern Idaho. They play again Dec 28th against Lethbridge. WOMEN – The women are struggling at 1-6 at the moment with their lone win coming against South Mountain. Their loss to Eastern Arizona was by just one point. The ladies’ next game is Dec 28th against Lakeland College.
SIOUX FALLS COUGARS – MEN – The men’s team has a record of 8-4 and took a four game winning streak into the Christmas Break. One win was a 90- 47 mangling of Faith Baptist University. Their next game is Dec 29th at Viterbo. WOMEN – The women are nearly perfect at 12-1 right now including a 92-45 smackdown of Midland. The lone loss was to Morningside. The ladies play again on Dec 29th, likewise at Viterbo.
TABOR COLLEGE BLUEJAYS – MEN – The men’s team has an impressive record of 8-3. The losses came against Bellevue (NE), Baker and St Mary. Their next game will be against Culver- Stockton on December 31st. WOMEN – The women are currently struggling at 4-8 including an ugly five-game losing streak at one point. Their next game will be on December 31st against Hastings.
UC- SAN DIEGO TRITONS – MEN – The men are 6-4 right now with a pair of three game winning streaks. They play again December 30th against Sonoma State. WOMEN – The women are 4-7 with no less than three losses coming in multiple overtimes. They went 2-0 in the Thanksgiving Classic. Their next game will also be against Sonoma State, also on
USAO DROVERS – MEN – The men are struggling along at 4-5 at the moment with one loss coming in overtime. They play again on January 1st against Northwestern Oklahoma State. WOMEN – The women are a respectable 5-4 but were 4-1 at one point before hitting a rough patch. Their next game is on December 30th against Texas Wesleyan.
XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH/ GOLD NUGGETS – MEN – The Gold Rush is an absolutely PERFECT 12-0. They’ve been winning in blowouts and close games alike and will take the court again on December 29th against Webber International. WOMEN – The Gold Nuggets are a fantastic 12-3 now and started the season with a seven game winning streak. They see action again on January 5th against Dallas Christian.
To read Part One click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/12/21/college-basketball-extravaganza-1/
To read Part Two click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/12/22/part-2-college-basketball-extravaganza/
To read Part Three click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/12/23/part-3-college-basketball-extravaganza/